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Cold Water Algae



    …* Algae Control: Fish waste and other organic material acts like a fertilizer for vegetation in your pond. Add in some sun and the algae blooms will begin. Because algae and plants are using the nutrients, adding desired plants to your water garden will reduce what is available for algae. Plants…



    …and lead to algae growth. Regularly using a beneficial bacteria, such as FeatureClear™, will be an essential part of keeping your water clean. Beneficial bacteria gobble up fine organic debris that discolors your water or feeds string algae. Proactively managing your water feature will…



    …Shifts: For cooler water, wheat germ based diets, like Spring & Fall Fish Food, are the best bet. It's packed with easily digestible plant matter and lower protein level. Feed when water temperatures are between 40-50°F to transition them in and out of cold weather. When water temperatures…



    As the seasons change, so do your fish's feeding habits. Koi, goldfish, and other species are cold blooded and take cues from the water temperature. At pond temperatures of 50°F and above, your fish will be active and ready for their summer diet. When temperatures are lower, your finned friends…



    …into the water and may cause algae and water clarity issues. Here is a step-by-step approach on how to perform a spring clean-out. We recommend performing a spring clean-out once a year. A spring clean-out is designed to give your pond a fresh start which will translate into clearer water and happy…



    …especially in the spring and summer when the water gets warm. Snails camouflage into the rocks, gravel, and plants in their surroundings. Though it can be frustrating when they go incognito, do not worry. They will still be working hard, eating algae and keeping your pond clean. If you really need…